Working Papers - 2012

No. Author(s), Title
WP 94 Alberto Chong, Ana L. De La O Torres, Dean Karlan and Leonard Wantchekon, “Looking Beyond the Incumbent: The Effects of Exposing Corruption on Electoral Outcomes” (January 2012) [41pp]
WP 95 Dean Karlan, Robert W. Fairlie and Jonathan Zinman, “Behind the GATE Experiment: Evidence on Effects of and Rationales for Subsidized Entrepreneurship Training” (January 2012) [39pp]
WP 96 Dean Karlan and Margaret A. McConnell, “Hey Look at Me: The Effect of Giving Circles on Giving” (January 2012) [19pp]
WP 97 Mushfiq Movarak and Mark R. Rosenzweig, “Selling Formal Insurance to the Informally Insured” (February 2012) [42pp]
WP 98 Mark R. Rosenzweig and Junsen Zhang, “Economic Growth, Comparative Advantage, and Gender Differences in Schooling Outcomes: Evidence from the Birthweight Differences of Chinese Twins” (February 2012) [48pp]
WP 99 Gharad Bryan, Dean Karlan and Jonathan Zinman, “You Can Pick Your Friends, But You Need to Watch Them: Loan Screening and Enforcement in a Referrals Field Experiment” (January 2012) [39pp]
WP 100 Miriam Bruhn, Dean Karlan and Antoinette Schoar, “The Impact of consulting Services on Small and Medium Enterprises: Evidence from a Randomized Trial in Mexico” [30pp]
WP 101 Dean Karlan and John A. List, “How Can Bill and Melinda Gates Increase Other People’s Donations to Fund Public Goods?” (March 2012) [15pp]
WP 102 Dean Karlan, Melanie Morten and Jonathan Zinman, “A Personal Touch: Text Messaging for Loan Repayment” (February 2012) [19pp]
WP 103 Timothy W. Guinnane and Susana Maringez Rodrigues, “For Every Law, a Loophole: Flexibility in the Menu of Spanish Business Forms, 1886-1936” (May 2012) [47pp]
WP 104 Timothy W. Guinnane and Jochen Streb, “Incentives That Saved Lives: government Regulation of Accident Insurance Associations in Germany, 1884-1994” (August 2012) [46pp]
WP 105 Dean Karlan, Ryan Knight and Christopher Udry, “Hoping to Win, Expected to Lose: Theory and Lessons on Micro Enterprise Development” (August 2012) [55pp]
WP 106 Gustav Ranis, “Another Look at Foreign Aid” (August 2012) [25pp]
WP 107 Gustav Ranis, “Labor Surplus Revisited” (September 2012) [30pp]
WP 108 Gustav Ranis, “Vertical and Horizontal Decentralization and Ethnic Diversity in Sub-Saharan Africa” (August 2012) [19pp]
WP 109 Costas Meghir, Renata Narita and Jean-Marc Robin, “Wages and Informality in Developing Countries” (September 2012) [67pp]
WP 110 Dean Karlan, Isaac Osei-Akoto, Robert Darko Osei and Christopher Udry, “Agricultural Decisions After Relaxing Credit and Risk Constraints” (October 2012) [50pp]